Angel Taveras became Providence's first Latino mayor. The son of immigrants has been viewed as a role model for younger Dominicans.
Angel Taveras as a baby. The son of Dominican immigrants was born in Brooklyn and raised in Providence.
Angel Taveras, shown here as a young boy, knows that he is a role model for young Dominicans and Latinos.
Angel Taveras, mayor of Providence, dressed the part early on. Here he is at an uncle's wedding.
Angel Taveras, here caring for a baby, was always responsible beyond his years, relatives said.
Ever the family man, Angel Taveras, here dancing with his grandmother, credits his mother and sister with his success.
Angel Taveras has always doted on his nieces. "Tío," even as mayor of Providence, is always available for them.
Angel Taveras, here as a candidate in a failed bid for Congress, more than redeemed himself when he was elected mayor of Providence.
Angel Taveras was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was raised in Providence. He attended Harvard University and Georgetown Law School.
Angel Taveras credits his mother and sister with his success. He wants to pay it forward to the citizens of Providence.
Angel Taveras became the first Latino mayor in the history of Providence.